Friday on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, our panel of journalists on the Media Roundtable looked at the top stories of the week.
- A push for an appointed Duval County Public Schools board
- Outside lawyers for Duval County Public Schools in the board's tussle with the city over a sales tax referendum
Our panelists were:
- Dan Scanlan of The Florida Times-Union
- Shelton Hull, columnist at Folio Weekly
- WOKV’s Stephanie Brown
- Journalist and author Nikesha Williams
City Funds May Help Historic Norman Studios
It’s the only remaining piece of this city’s past as a moviemaking mecca.
Jacksonville’s historic Norman Studios began more than 100 years ago producing silent films for black audiences.
Now, a new budget proposal would set aside city funding to help it open to the public as a museum.
Rita Reagan of Norman Studios, and board member David Williams talk about the plans.